a bag, sack, or similar receptacle, especially one for small articles or quantities:
a tobacco pouch.
a small moneybag.
a bag for carrying mail.
a bag or case of leather, used by soldiers to carry ammunition.
something shaped like or resembling a bag or pocket.
Chiefly Scot. a pocket in a garment.
a baggy fold of flesh under the eye.
Anatomy, Zoology. a baglike or pocketlike part; a sac or cyst, as the sac beneath the bill of pelicans, the saclike dilation of the cheeks of gophers, or the receptacle for the young of marsupials.
Botany. a baglike cavity.
verb (used with object)
to put into or enclose in a pouch, bag, or pocket; pocket.
to arrange in the form of a pouch.
(of a fish or bird) to swallow.
verb (used without object)
to form a pouch or a cavity resembling a pouch.
a small flexible baglike container: a tobacco pouch
a saclike structure in any of various animals, such as the abdominal receptacle marsupium in marsupials or the cheek fold in rodents
(anatomy) any sac, pocket, or pouchlike cavity or space in an organ or part
another word for mailbag
a Scot word for pocket
(transitive) to place in or as if in a pouch
to arrange or become arranged in a pouchlike form
(transitive) (of certain birds and fishes) to swallow
early 14c., “bag for carrying things,” especially (late 14c.) “small bag in which money is carried,” from Anglo-French puche, Old North French pouche (13c.), Old French poche “purse, poke,” all from a Germanic source (cf. Old English pocca “bag;” see poke (n.1)). Extended to cavities in animal bodies from c.1400.
A pocketlike space in the body.
[pou-chee] /ˈpaʊ tʃi/ adjective, pouchier, pouchiest. 1. possessing or resembling a : pouchy folds under the eyes.
[poo-dret] /puˈdrɛt/ noun 1. a fertilizer made from dried night soil mixed with other substances, as gypsum and charcoal.
poudrage pou·drage (pōō-dräzh’) n. The surgical application of powder, such as the dusting of opposing pleural surfaces with a slightly irritating powder in order to secure adhesion.
[poo-droo z; French poo-drœz] /puˈdrʊz; French puˈdrœz/ noun, plural poudreuses [poo-droo z-iz; French poo-drœz] /puˈdrʊz ɪz; French puˈdrœz/ (Show IPA) 1. a small toilet table of the 18th century.